Tyrannosaurus Osborn 1905 (tyrant lizard)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Tyrannosauridae

Synonyms: Dinotyrannus Olshevsky 1995, Dynamosaurus Osborn 1905, Manospondylus Cope 1892, Monospondylus Cope 1892, Stygivenator Olshevsky 1995

Full reference: H. F. Osborn. 1905. Tyrannosaurus and other Cretaceous carnivorous dinosaurs. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 21(14):259-265

Parent taxon: Tyrannosaurinae according to T. D. Carr et al. 2017

See also Averianov et al. 2012, Barsbold 1983, Barsbold 1997, Bonaparte 1978, Bonaparte et al. 1990, Breithaupt 1985, Breithaupt 1997, Brown 1914, Buffetaut 1992, Buffetaut et al. 1996, Carpenter 1992, Carpenter 1997, Carr 1999, Carr and Williamson 2004, Carr et al. 2005, Carr et al. 2011, Carroll 1988, Clemens 1986, Cope 1892, Currie 1992, Currie 2000, Currie 2003, Currie et al. 2003, Currie et al. 2003, Currie and Zhao 1994, Dalman 2013, Dong 1979, Eberth 1997, Eberth et al. 2001, Erickson et al. 2004, Estes 1964, Gauthier 1986, Gillette et al. 1986, Gilmore 1920, Gilmore 1946, Hatcher et al. 1907, Hay 1902, Hendrickx and Mateus 2014, Holtz 1997, Holtz 1998, Holtz 2001, Holtz 2004, Huene 1909, Huene 1926, Huene 1927, Huene 1929, Huene 1958, Huene 1959, Joleaud 1922, Knoll et al. 1999, Kuhn 1964, Kurzanov 1976, Kurzanov 1989, Lawson 1976, Li et al. 2009, Lü 2008, Lu et al. 2014, Lull 1924, Mader and Bradley 1989, Maleev 1968, Matthew and Brown 1922, McIntosh 1981, Molnar 1978, Molnar 1980, Molnar 1991, Molnar et al. 1990, Nopcsa 1928, Olshevsky 2000, Osborn 1905, Osborn 1906, Osborn 1916, Osborn 1924, Ostrom 1965, Parks 1935, Parsch 1963, Paul 1988, Piveteau 1923, Rage 1981, Rauhut 2003, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Russell 1930, Russell 1970, Russell 1984, Ryan 1997, Saveliev and Alifanov 2007, Sereno 1998, Smith 2007, Smith et al. 2016, Steel 1970, Stromer 1934, Swinton 1970, Tatarinov 1964, Thulborn 1984, Tornier 1913, Urban and Lamanna 2006, von Zittel 1911, Walker 1964, Weishampel et al. 1991, White et al. 2015, Zhao 1983 and Zinke 1998

Sister taxa: Alioramus, Daspletosaurus, Lythronax, Nanotyrannus, Nanuqsaurus, Tarbosaurini, Teratophoneus, Tyrannosaurini, Tyrannosaurus zhuchengensis, Zhuchengtyrannus

Subtaxa: Tyrannosauripus Tyrannosaurus rex Tyrannosaurus turpanensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (6: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), China (1), Mexico (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (72: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 81 collections each including a single occurrence

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